You can create an applications assignment on the Assignments page.


  1. Click the Assign icon.

    The Assignments page displays.

  2. Click New.
  3. Click the Get Started button under Applications.
  4. On the Definition tab, select a type for the assignment.




    Assignment includes applications from RDSH image.


    Assignment includes AppStacks.


    The fields displayed on this tab will differ depending on the type you select.

  5. If you selected Native, enter information in the fields as described below, click Next, and then proceed to Step 9 below.



    Assignment Name

    Unique name for the assignment.


    Select the correct OS from the drop-down menu. This OS must be the same OS as the OS used to capture the applications.

    Computer Name Prefix

    (Optional) Enter a prefix. Entering a prefix limits access to the applications assignment to authorized users who log in to a desktop assignment that has the same prefix at the beginning of its name. If you leave this option blank, all authorized users can access the new applications assignment regardless of the desktop assignments they are logged in to.

  6. If you selected Remote, enter information in the Fixed Attributes fields as described below and then proceed to the next step.




    Select domain from the drop-down list.

    Join Domain

    Leave default setting (Yes).

  7. Enter information in the Flexible Attributes fields as described below and then proceed to the next step.



    Assignment Name

    Unique name for the assignment.

    Default Protocol

    Select Blast (HTML Access) or PCoIP.

    Preferred Client Type

    Select Browser or Horizon Client.


    Enter the number of servers.

    Users per Server

    Enter the number of users per server.

  8. Click Advanced Properties to display the Advanced Properties fields, enter information as described below, and then click Next.



    VM Names

    Name for all virtual machines, which will have a number appended to it, for example, win7-1, win7-2, win7-Floating. The name must start with a letter and can contain only letters, dashes, and numbers. This value is prefilled based on the assignment name.

    Computer OU

    (Optional) Active Directory (AD) Organizational Unit where VMs are located. For example, OU=NestedOrgName,OU=RootOrgName,DC=DomainComponent,DC=eng, and so on. The entries must be comma-separated with no spaces in between. For more information about Active Directory, see Working with Nested Organizational Units.

    Run Once Script

    (Optional) Location of scripts that should run after system preparation completes.

    Session Timeout Interval

    After this time of inactivity; the user will be logged out. Any unsaved data will be lost.

  9. On the Applications tab, select the applications and/or AppStacks to include in the assignment, and click Next.
  10. On the Users tab, start typing the name of a user or group in the text box, and then click the name in the list to select it.
  11. (Optional) Repeat the previous step to select additional users or groups.
  12. Click Next.
  13. On the Summary tab, review the information on and if it is correct, click Submit. If not, click Back to return to previous tabs and edit your information.